Oct 05

Why you should be reading food labels

By MD for Seniors

Eating well starts with selecting the right foods at the grocery store or market. Here’s how to use food labels to learn more about nutrition and avoid unhealthy items.

Food labels come with a wealth of information that aims to inform consumers so they can make the best nutritional choices. Sometimes food manufacturers will plaster words like “health” or “low-fat” on the front of the package that can be proven false using a nutrition label.

The ingredients
When gauging whether or not a food is healthy or not, the best place to look is the ingredients list. A long list of ingredients …read more

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